Down 3-0 in the series and facing elimination, the Clippers did play with desperation, fighting back from a double-digit deficit to take a late lead and push the Spurs to the brink of their first loss in more than a month.But, in the end, the Spurs' savvy and veteran know-how was too much for the young Clippers, and San Antonio finished off the four-game series with a 102-99 victory at Staples